• 120 BPM Feat

    Monday, October 23, 2017 ·

    120 BPM might be the first film to successfully capture the larger experience of HIV and AIDS sufferers while not losing sight of their struggle on a personal level, writes Mark Liversidge.

    120 BPM

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    Monday, October 23, 2017 ·

    Four sex workers and two gangsters walk into a gas station… Sounds like a setup for a Quentin Tarantino film? WELL certainly has its share of humour and cartoonish violence, writes Noel Megahey

    Well

  • INTHE1_2017

    Monday, October 23, 2017 ·

    The theme of Catalan director Rudy Gnutti’s latest work is no less than the future of mankind (spoiler alert: some hope – but not that much).

    In the Same Boat

  • No Lands Song Feat

    Sunday, October 22, 2017 ·

    A thought-provoking look at women’s rights in Iran, through the power of the female voice.

    No Land’s Song

  • lingur

    Sunday, October 22, 2017 ·

    Q&A with Erlingur Thoroddsen, the director of RIFT, hosted by Rosy Hunt, at the Cambridge Film Festival 2017

    Q&A with the director of RIFT

  • Tonight She Comes Feat

    Sunday, October 22, 2017 ·

    TONIGHT SHE COMES is a smorgasbord of over-the-top gore, sex, evil hillbillies, satanic blood sacrifices and the supernatural, writes April McIntyre.

    Tonight She Comes

  • IAMAS1_2017

    Sunday, October 22, 2017 ·

    Are we the spies, or the spied upon? How does the personal become public and the public become personal?

    Microcinema: I am a Spy

  • VICTO_2017

    Saturday, October 21, 2017 ·

    VICTORIA & ABDUL is a British feel-good film with an uncomfortable undertone of historical revisionism, writes Ben Jones.

    Victoria & Abdul

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Friday, June 23, 2017

Maya Dardel

Despite an engaging performance, Lena Olin is unable to save this pretentious story of a writer trying to find the executor of her estate, says Jim Ross.

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Friday, June 23, 2017

A Gentle Creature

An allegorical look at the uncompromising Russian prison system, A GENTLE CREATURE starts strong but loses its potency midway, falling into a weak finale.

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Berlin Syndrome

Cate Shortland’s sexual thriller examines themes of escape, desire and dependence while bringing to life the aesthetic beauty of the German capital.

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Cannes Diary 2017 #3

The third half of John Cheshire’s diary entries from the 70th edition of the Cannes Film Festival! But what did he discover? What cinematic secrets will he divulge? Read on to find out more!

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Friday, June 2, 2017

In The Fade

A story about terrorism in a time that seems ravaged by it, IN THE FADE excels in its heartfelt portrayal of grief in the wake of an attack.

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Thursday, June 1, 2017

Twin Peaks: The Return

By retaining what made the original series so groundbreaking and doubling down on the weirdness, Twin Peaks shines in a very welcome return.

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Cannes Diary 2017 #2

Read parts 3 and 4 of John Cheshire’s Take One diary, written in the queues at this year’s Cannes Film Festival

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Monday, May 29, 2017

The Square

All hail this year’s Palme d’Or winner at the 70th edition of the Cannes Film Festival! Our Student Writer, Darius Azadeh, saw the film in the South of France and shares his review exclusively on Take One.

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Good Time

With Take One’s time at Cannes nearly done, the team managed to fit in one final red carpet appearance: the latest from acclaimed directing duo Benny & Josh Safdie, GOOD TIME.

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Thursday, May 25, 2017

Alien: Covenant

Remember how Sam Mendes’ SPECTRE felt like it was trying to be both a sequel to every Daniel Craig-era 007 entry as well as a big fat homage to the entire Bond franchise, but failed to do justice to any of them?

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